|books in french
|De Rhapsode au Zajal
L'Harmattan, Collection Poètes des Cinq Continents 1998
The Zajal is a form of folkloric (sang) poetry with lyrics usually improvised on the spot by two groups facing each other; each one using one or a number of words the other group said to creating a duel. In this book the duel is between a man and a woman.
|L'Apocalypse Arabe [The Arab Apocalypse]
french ed. Editions Papyrus; english ed. The Post Apollo Press; 1980, 1989
Deconstructed poetry reflecting destruction: the dislocations and outcries of the Arab World.
|Contes et Nouvelles du Liban
Librairie Orientale 1999
Poetry, literature, and thoughts about the life of the Lebanese people.
Dar An-Nahar 2000
Desire that matures and deepens while remaining pure.
|Des Mots Sur le Seuil
Dar An-Nahar 2000
The magic created by words evoking reality.
|L'Homme aux Paupières Closes
These were written between 1982 and 1998, the darkest period of the poet's life.
Actes Sud/Sindbad 1999
|Les Lieux Visiteurs
The geography of exile: places that are at the same time real and unreal: orient landscapes in Venice and masks showing pain and love.
|Oeuvres Complètes: Le Théâtre; La Poésie
Dar An-Nahar 1998
Children, mother land, the mother, the Christian symbols.
|Jardinier de ma Mémoire
The author, 'bruised History and serious personal scars', has faced reality, through her poems and in real life.
|De Ma Fenêtre Sans Maison
Dar An-Nahar 1996
poems and landscape photographs about a 'crazy land' Lebanon.
|Archives Sentimentales d'une Guerre au Liban
Last collection of poems written by Nadia Tueni a few months before she died from cancer. They are a result of the personal ordeal of the author, and the sufferings of Lebanon during one of the most tragic periods of the war.
|Le Poème de Tyr
Actes Sud 2002
In this poem -that is also a story on society-, Abbas Beydoun honours his native village: describing: sea and mountains, peasants attracted to the city but then rejected by it, sailors . . nature and human nature.
|Compassion des Pierres
ed. La Différence (coll. Clepsydre) 2001
Separated into three sections, these poems tell how civil wars have erased from the memory of a people that created the alphabet even these letters created by their ancestors.
|Fugitive Suns: Selected Poetry
Consortium Book Sales & Dist. 1999
The poems of this volume are selected from Andree Chedid's entire career (1949 to 1995) who describes her poetry as being "free of time and place," having no "geographical boundaries," and belonging to "all lands."
|Envolées d'une âme
Les Blés d'or 1998
Alain Tasso's poems accompanied by his painted calligraphy.
|Poèmes pour une Histoire
Seghers (coll. Poésie 72 Seghers) 1972
Nadia Tueni's poetry on love, Lebanon, nature, death ...
|Abkar. Poème Mythologique
Self-published, translated from arabic by Maurice Sacre 1973
These poems are an attempt to decipher the Arab Myths and Legends in order to understand their moral significance regarding the preislamic generations that elaborated them, but also towards today's generations.
|Le Cèdre Pleureur
An-Nahar cultural supplement, 1996
The author wrote this poem while under the shock of the 1996 shelling of South-Lebanon by the Israeli; learning about it through news on television showing the images of Qana.
|Beyrouth est un Long Voyage
Poetry revisiting Beirut during the war with joyful words and colourful images.
Gallimard (Blanche) 2003
A meditation on the time that goes by, sets the rhythm of our lives and shapes us.
Balland; (Littérature Française), 1999
Lively fresh oriental images and fables combining naïveté and wisdom..
|Beyrouth ou le masque d’or
Dar An-Nahar 2003
Twenty-seven poems written by a student living in exile, illustrating her sentence on Beirut: ”Here, everybody wears a gold mask, that of appearances, to hide one’s own ruins.”
|La voix des arbres
Le Cherche-midi Editeur, (Points Fixes); 2001
The author helps young readers discover nature : trees, birds, rivers, gardens, leaves, seasons.
|Le fleuve - du seul fait d'exister
Trait d’Union 2001
Poetry that leads the reader through the beauty of nature.
The author illustrates with her poetry Xavier’s 49 sketches, both basing their work on the theme of pursuit: pursuing love, silence…
A poetry collection of very intense short texts full of thoughts, feelings, resentment, sensuality, violence, disgust, despair, tenderness, and passion depicting a bursted life.
|L'amour pur hyperbolique en mystique musulmane
Ed. du Cygne 2009
Pure love in its almost sacrificial aspect depicted in Jad Hatem's poetry dedicated to muslim mysticism that the author compares to jewish and chrisitan mysticism.